Open Day of ATLAS Higgs to bb / Flavor Tagging Workshop

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 8:00 AM
Stony Brook University (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Sep 5, 2017
AM
8:00 AM
Registration (in Simon's Center, close to Main Auditorium) - Tracy Hillenbrand Gloria Clivilles-Ramos (until 9:00 AM) (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
9:00 AM
First morning session: Heavy Flavor - George Sterman (SUNY) Richard Hawkings (CERN) (until 10:10 AM) (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
9:00 AM Welcome by Stony Brook Physics Department Chair - Prof. Axel Drees   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
9:10 AM Welcome by the Simon's Center Director - Luis Alvarez-Gaume (CERN)   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
9:15 AM Welcome by the YITP Director - George Sterman (SUNY)   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
9:20 AM Practical information about the workshop - John David Hobbs (Stony brook Universty (US)) Dmitry Tsybyshev (Stony brook Universty (US)) Giacinto Piacquadio (State University of New York (US))   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
9:30 AM Introduction to b-tagging algorithms (including X to bb tagging and MC dependence) - Andrew Stephen Chisholm (CERN)   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
10:10 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:30 AM
Higgs searches to bb: results and outlook - Patrick Meade (Stony Brook University) Timothy Paul Scanlon (University of London (GB)) (until 12:15 PM) (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
10:30 AM H to bb results - Nicolas Morange (Universite de Paris-Sud 11 (FR))   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
11:00 AM Q&A session   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
11:15 AM Next steps in H to bb beyond inclusive signal strength - Michelangelo Mangano (CERN)   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
PM
12:15 PM --- Lunch break ---
1:30 PM
Next steps in H to bb and MC modeling - Sara Lynn Dawson (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US)) Young-Kee Kim (University of Chicago (US)) (until 3:20 PM) (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
1:30 PM Open theory issues in H to bb analyses: what generators we use, how we estimate the uncertainties, where are our present limitations - Valerio Dao (Stony Brook University)   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
1:50 PM Towards an NLO shower and more realistic parton shower uncertainties - Stefan Hoeche (SLAC)   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
2:15 PM Where should we look for BSM in H to bb and H to cc - Carlos E.M. Wagner (University of Chicago)   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
3:10 PM --- Coffee break ---
3:30 PM
Theory modeling of H to bb backgrounds and HF processes - Stefan Hoeche (SLAC) Paolo Francavilla (LPNHE and Institute Lagrange de Paris - ILP (FR)) (until 5:00 PM) (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
3:30 PM Experience with modelling of processes with heavy flavor in ATLAS analyses (including calibrations) - What are the key issues - Paul Thompson (University of Birmingham (GB))   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
3:50 PM Brief overview and theory progress on Z+bb and W+bb(j) @ NLO, including matching to parton showers - Laura Reina (Florida State University (US))   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
4:25 PM WbWb production with POWHEG BOX RES - Tomas Jezo (University of Zurich)   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)
5:30 PM Public Event (organized by SCGP - Luis Álvarez-Gaumé, Sasha Abanov) - Michelangelo Mangano (CERN) Joseph David Lykken (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US)) Young-Kee Kim (University of Chicago (US))   (SCGP Della Pietra Auditorium)